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9 October

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    Oct 9, 2012, 02.21 PMby daisylynn

    Oh, I’m glad to hear you’re well! I’m really behind on documenting my sewing as well, so I can’t complain about you. :-) I wish you all the best, especially for your upcoming wedding, and look forward to seeing what you post whenever you get around to it.

25 September

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    Sep 25, 2012, 07.18 AMby daisylynn

    Dear Laurwyn, I miss you! Your posts were something I always looked forward to and I loved how you championed the ability of plus-size sewists to be quirky, pretty and cute… :-) Hope you are well, wherever you are, and if you have been sewing secretly, I’d love to see more of your stuff. Love, Daisy

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      Sep 30, 2012, 06.42 PMby laurwyn

      Hi Daisy, thanks for your sweet message!
      I am still sewing, but I am not taking time to document projects and the results anymore (totally my fault here). I guess my new job + moving into our first house + the wedding coming did not help :)
      However, miss blogging and posting my projects, and I am sure i’ll come back to it eventually

31 May

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    May 31, 2011, 10.37 AMby shoshana13

    How did you learn to sew so fast?

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      Jun 4, 2011, 06.43 AMby laurwyn

      Reading a lot of info in books and online… Blogs are such a great resource!

5 October

13 September

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    Sep 13, 2010, 06.42 AMby sabzarap

    hey laurwyn, I allways loved to sea your new projects and funky pics. They always make fun and seam to me, as you love your project and your selve in it ;O) I did not know, that you just startet sewing. It allways saemed to me you are already a profesional… Keep going with your nice and creative projects and pics! Sabzarap

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      Sep 13, 2010, 03.08 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you very much for your kind words!

9 September

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    Sep 9, 2010, 07.35 PMby soaringviola

    Congrats to being a featured member! A good choise of Burda :-)

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      Sep 9, 2010, 10.37 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you ;)

29 August

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    Aug 29, 2010, 07.51 PMby angekronaus

    hi laurwyn – i too am inspired by your funky style & blog. thanks for sharing your projects, thoughts & ideas. i have enjoyed reading all your adventures. i too trawl the internet for sewing blogs & read many of them daily. im an addict & ive gotten stacks of inspiration, ideas & help from many of these blogs. keep up the great work. & i love that you are so addicted to sewing….its a great passion of mine too. keep well hon. angelique

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      Aug 29, 2010, 08.43 PMby laurwyn

      I know how you feel! I spend so much time learning on blogs… I keep on clicking on “Follow”, and I end up with way too many updates all the time :S
      But even if it occupies some time, I would not stop all of this! Ever!

27 August

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    Aug 27, 2010, 10.17 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Hi there.

    Was checking your projects and they all are so wonderfull. Your pics are also so cute and original. I like your style! Keep up the good work and I am looking forward to see more of your future projects. ;-)

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      Aug 27, 2010, 10.29 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you so much!
      No risk that I might stop! I might slow down in a few weeks, but I am having way too much fun!

17 August

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    Aug 17, 2010, 01.08 PMby Ralf Schmitz

    deaer laurwyn! thank you very much for adding me to your friends! i have checked out your fab. website and am all jeallous as i have never made it to this point. i am too “sucked into” sewing. allmoust like beeing addicted to it. so no spear time for anything like a website on my own.

    i love the pattern from vogue you bought with the jaket and the victorian backside! YOU MUST make this. it is absolutly adorable! hope to see this one soon in your studio.

    take care lots of love from berlin


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      Aug 17, 2010, 04.19 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you so much for you nice words!

      I completely understand your addiction! I decided to have a blog to communicate about sewing with other people, and maybe annoy my boyfriend a little bit less…

      I fell in love with those patterns a while back and the jacket IS SO GORGEOUS! It is going to be challenge because it is more complicated then what I usually do… I plan on using something grey or black or brown… I am still thinking…

      I might ask you advice later for the man suit I am going to start in a few weeks for my boyfriend… I feel it is going to be an adventure of its own!

      Take care!


15 August

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    Aug 15, 2010, 11.40 PMby wzrdreams

    Hey Laurwyn, I just want you to know that I really enjoy looking at your projects. I think your photo shoots are great and love the spunky fun attitude you project. Keep it up! :)

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      Aug 16, 2010, 10.15 AMby laurwyn

      Oh, thank you so much! I think that sewing is firstly something fun! I started it when I was insomniac, and it brought me peace, and fun and excitement.
      I do the photoshoots with my boyfriend, for who photography is a HUGE hobby, so those moments are great!

23 July

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    Jul 23, 2010, 04.26 PMby adys

    Just wanted to greet and say that your projects are great! Especially dresses! Joyful :)

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      Jul 23, 2010, 07.00 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you! I’ve been doing a LOT of dresses indeed, and I always find it fun!

17 July

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    Jul 17, 2010, 12.53 AMby lkeogan

    Hey, Just thought Id say, I love your stuff :) xx

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      Jul 17, 2010, 08.36 AMby laurwyn

      thank you ;)

13 July

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    Jul 13, 2010, 06.41 AMby rifka

    I’m glad you liked my jacket. I always appreciate your kind comments. Thank you! I really enjoy seeing your projects as they are so very playful and creative.

4 July

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    Jul 4, 2010, 07.05 PMby nidhi

    Hi laurwyn! I visited ur profile for the first time today through one of ur projects. I must say that u r very creative. I love ur choice of colours. The best thing, you really enjoy ur photoshoots.All the shots are great!

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      Jul 4, 2010, 08.16 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you very very much! It is true that I am having a lot of fun when we go shooting. My boyfriend is all serious, and I tend to get silly…

29 June

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    Jun 29, 2010, 11.23 AMby imvisible

    ja, zag het ook al! Zie dat je uit Tilburg komt, ik heb een aantal jaren in Breda gewoont, daar heb je op de wekelijkste markt op de grote markt (dacht op vrijdag) ook vaak 2 goeie stoffenkramen. Op dit moment haal ik het vaak via de stoffenbeurs en de lokale stoffenwinkel hier in Deventer. Of via internet: Stoffenkraam.nl, destoffenstunter.nl of lapjesschuur.nl. Succes!

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      Jul 1, 2010, 03.47 PMby laurwyn

      Dank je! Ik mag in Breda morgen gaan ;)

28 June

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    Jun 28, 2010, 07.56 AMby imvisible

    your pictures are so funny and your clothes so nice! great fabrics!

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      Jun 28, 2010, 07.11 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you! I got most of my stash of fabrics from my grand ma’s attic a few weeks ago! They were bought in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s! A treasure! And I am really lucky that my boyfriend is photographer at night…

27 June

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    Jun 27, 2010, 10.12 PMby Geeky Seamstress

    goddam it, I love you, there I said it, If I was a lesbian and lived in netherlandsland you would seriously have to get a restraining order out :-)

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      Jun 27, 2010, 11.24 PMby laurwyn

      Oooops! It feels good to feel loved… If you knew how many people are that weird in here, you wouldn’t be afraid of restraining orders :p

5 June

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    Jun 5, 2010, 02.29 PMby quirineb

    Ik zat te kijken naar jou versie van de koffie date dress en zag dat je ook nederlands was! Ik ben helemaal onder de indruk van jou versie van die jurk, echt super leuk! Ik ga ook een poging wagen als ik mijn naaimachine weer aan de praat krijg.

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      Jun 7, 2010, 03.15 PMby laurwyn

      Weet waaruit de “ladybugs” komen? Uit de Xenos! Ze hebben altijd iets interessants.
      Ik woon in Tilburg maar ik kom uit de fraanse kant van Belgie, dus is mijn Nederlands niet de beste! Ik vind Nederland gezellig (ik woon hier met mijn vriend). We gingen naar Zeeland dit weekend en het was zo gezellig! O, en ik was verbrant… :S

3 June

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    Jun 3, 2010, 11.49 PMby laurwyn

    Pfffff! I have worked on it a LOT of hours! I have just finished the lining and it’s now in the shell. I only have to do the seams at the bottom of the jacket, and at the sleeves… So, I guess it’ll be done tomorrow! Yeay!

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    Jun 3, 2010, 10.16 PMby violetsky

    How is your red jacket going?

28 May

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    May 28, 2010, 10.08 PMby rjhopkins12

    thanks for the lovely comment!

26 May

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    May 26, 2010, 09.38 PMby elyzampa

    I love your creations, really make me feel like adding some bright colours to my summer wardrobe! :D

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      May 26, 2010, 10.06 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you! The only problem with colors in your wardrobe is that you need more shoes :) And those, I cannot do for cheap ;)

18 May

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    May 18, 2010, 12.09 AMby violetsky

    Same here, I hate how the edges curl, makes it frustrating to hem. What are you trying to make out of your fabric from hell?

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      May 18, 2010, 06.46 AMby laurwyn

      A dress… I got this cute fabric (you know, one of those where the pattern is different at the top and at the bottom). So after a while, i decided to use lining to make it easier, i’ll see tonight when I get to it…

14 May

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    May 14, 2010, 09.14 PMby victors

    Hi, I love all your creations, a lot of fun and style!

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      May 14, 2010, 09.17 PMby laurwyn

      Thank you! A lot of fun indeed! I must admit I am getting slightly obsessed ;)